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dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren

dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren

Full Professor
dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren
  • Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
  • Julius Center Research Program Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Research Programs

Circulatory Health

Biography

Biography

Monique Verschuren studied Human Nutrion (Wageningen University), specializing in Epidemiology. She is a professor of ‘Healthy Vascular Ageing in public health perspective’ and Head of the Department ‘Determinants of Chronic Diseases’ at Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven. Main research topics are dietary and lifestyle determinants of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and healthy ageing with a focus on public health implications. She is the principal investigator of the Doetinchem Cohort Study, an ongoing longitudinal study that started in 1987, PI of the Dutch EPIC-MORGEN cohort and member of the international Steering Committee of the EPIC-Study (European Prospective Study into Nutrition and Cancer). She was responsible for the chapter on diet, smoking and physical activity in the 2012 ‘’European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice”. At present she is member of 2 ESC Task Forces that are preparing the 2016 European Guideline on CVD Prevention respectively the Guideline on Lipid Management. She is co-author of over 250 international peer-reviewed papers (H-index=50).

Side Activities

Member  Joint European Societies’ Task Force for Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice Member  ESC-EAS Task Force for Guidelines on Dyslipidaemias Member European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR) Chair Elect section Prevention, Epidemiology and Population Science of the EACPR Member ‘ Adviescommissie Cijfers’, Dutch Heart Foundation

 

Research Output (185)

Dietary Fatty Acids, Macronutrient Substitutions, Food Sources and Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease:Findings From the EPIC-CVD Case-Cohort Study Across Nine European Countries

Steur Marinka, Johnson Laura, Sharp Stephen J, Imamura Fumiaki, Sluijs Ivonne, Key Timothy J, Wood Angela, Chowdhury Rajiv, Guevara Marcela, Jakobsen Marianne U, Johansson Ingegerd, Koulman Albert, Overvad Kim, Sánchez Maria-José, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Trichopoulou Antonia, Weiderpass Elisabete, Wennberg Maria, Zheng Ju-Sheng, Boeing Heiner, Boer Jolanda M A, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Ericson Ulrika, Heath Alicia K, Huybrechts Inge, Imaz Liher, Kaaks Rudolf, Krogh Vittorio, Kühn Tilman, Kyrø Cecilie, Masala Giovanna, Melander Olle, Moreno-Iribas Conchi, Panico Salvatore, Quirós José R, Rodríguez-Barranco Miguel, Sacerdote Carlotta, Santiuste Carmen, Skeie Guri, Tjønneland Anne, Tumino Rosario, Verschuren W M Monique, Zamora-Ros Raul, Dahm Christina C, Perez-Cornago Aurora, Schulze Matthias B, Tong Tammy Y N, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J, Danesh John, 7 Dec 2021, In: Journal of the American Heart Association. 10 , p. 1-37

Estimating dose-response relationships for vitamin D with coronary heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality:observational and Mendelian randomisation analyses

Sofianopoulou Eleni, Kaptoge Stephen K., Afzal Shoaib, Jiang Tao, Gill Dipender, Gundersen Thomas E., Bolton Thomas R., Allara Elias, Arnold Matthew G., Mason Amy M., Chung Ryan, Pennells Lisa A.M., Shi Fanchao, Sun Luanluan, Willeit Peter, Forouhi Nita G., Langenberg Claudia, Sharp Stephen J., Panico Salvatore, Engström Gunnar, Melander Olle, Tong Tammy Y.N., Perez-Cornago Aurora, Norberg Margareta, Johansson Ingegerd, Katzke Verena, Srour Bernard, José Sánchez María, Redondo-Sánchez Daniel, Olsen Anja, Dahm Christina C., Overvad Kim, Brustad Magritt, Skeie Guri, Moreno-Iribas Conchi, Onland-Moret N. Charlotte, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Tsilidis Konstantinos K., Heath Alicia K., Agnoli Claudia, Krogh Vittorio, de Boer Ian H., Kobylecki Camilla Jannie, Çolak Yunus, Zittermann Armin, Sundström Johan, Welsh Paul, Weiderpass Elisabete, Aglago Elom K., Verschuren WM Monique, Dec 2021, In: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 9 , p. 837-846 10 p.

Adverse generational changes in obesity development converge at midlife without increased cardiometabolic risk

Ibi Dorina, Rietman M. Liset, Picavet H. S. J., Klinken Jan Bert, Dijk Ko Willems, Dolle Martijn E. T., Verschuren W. M. Monique Nov 2021, In: Obesity. 29 , p. 1925-1938 14 p.

A New Pipeline for the Normalization and Pooling of Metabolomics Data

Viallon Vivian, His Mathilde, Rinaldi Sabina, Breeur Marie, Gicquiau Audrey, Hemon Bertrand, Overvad Kim, Tjonneland Anne, Rostgaard-Hansen Agnetha Linn, Rothwell Joseph A., Lecuyer Lucie, Severi Gianluca, Kaaks Rudolf, Johnson Theron, Schulze Matthias B., Palli Domenico, Agnoli Claudia, Panico Salvatore, Tumino Rosario, Ricceri Fulvio, Verschuren W. M. Monique, Engelfriet Peter, Onland-Moret Charlotte, Vermeulen Roel, Nost Therese Haugdahl, Urbarova Ilona, Zamora-Ros Raul, Rodriguez-Barranco Miguel, Amiano Pilar, Huerta Jose Maria, Ardanaz Eva, Melander Olle, Ottoson Filip, Vidman Linda, Rentoft Matilda, Schmidt Julie A., Travis Ruth C., Weiderpass Elisabete, Johansson Mattias, Dossus Laure, Jenab Mazda, Gunter Marc J., Bermejo Justo Lorenzo, Scherer Dominique, Salek Reza M., Keski-Rahkonen Pekka, Ferrari Pietro 17 Sep 2021, In: Metabolites. 11

Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019:a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants

Zhou Bin, Carrillo-Larco Rodrigo M., Danaei Goodarz, Riley Leanne M., Paciorek Christopher J., Stevens Gretchen A., Gregg Edward W., Bennett James E., Solomon Bethlehem, Singleton Rosie K., Sophiea Marisa K., Iurilli Maria LC, Lhoste Victor PF, Cowan Melanie J., Savin Stefan, Woodward Mark, Balanova Yulia, Cifkova Renata, Damasceno Albertino, Elliott Paul, Farzadfar Farshad, He Jiang, Ikeda Nayu, Kengne Andre P., Khang Young Ho, Kim Hyeon Chang, Laxmaiah Avula, Lin Hsien Ho, Margozzini Maira Paula, Miranda J. Jaime, Neuhauser Hannelore, Sundström Johan, Varghese Cherian, Widyahening Indah S., Zdrojewski Tomasz, Abarca-Gómez Leandra, Abdeen Ziad A., Abdul Rahim Hanan F., Abu-Rmeileh Niveen M., Acosta-Cazares Benjamin, Adams Robert J., Aekplakorn Wichai, Afsana Kaosar, Afzal Shoaib, Agdeppa Imelda A., Aghazadeh-Attari Javad, Bueno-de-Mesquita H. Bas, Gehring Ulrike, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Verschuren WM Monique, 11 Sep 2021, In: The Lancet. 398 , p. 957-980 24 p.

2021 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: Developed by the Task Force for cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice with representatives of the European Society of Cardiology and 12 medical societies With the special contribution of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Visseren Frank L.J., MacH François, Smulders Yvo M., Carballo David, Koskinas Konstantinos C., Bäck Maria, Benetos Athanase, Biffi Alessandro, Boavida José Manuel, Capodanno Davide, Cosyns Bernard, Crawford Carolyn, Davos Constantinos H., Desormais Ileana, DI Angelantonio Emanuele, Franco Oscar H., Halvorsen Sigrun, Hobbs F. D.Richard, Hollander Monika, Jankowska Ewa A., Michal Matthias, Sacco Simona, Sattar Naveed, Tokgozoglu Lale, Tonstad Serena, Tsioufis Konstantinos P., Van DIs Ineke, Van Gelder Isabelle C., Wanner Christoph, Williams Bryan, De Backer Guy, Regitz-Zagrosek Vera, Aamodt Anne Hege, Abdelhamid Magdy, Aboyans Victor, Albus Christian, Asteggiano Riccardo, Bäck Magnus, Borger Michael A., Brotons Carlos, Ielutkienė Jelena, Cifkova Renata, Cikes Maja, Cosentino Francesco, Dagres Nikolaos, De Backer Tine, Den Ruijter Hester, Kotecha DIpak, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Hollander Monika, 7 Sep 2021, In: European heart journal. 42 , p. 3227-3337 111 p.

Psychosocial factors and cancer incidence (PSY-CA):Protocol for individual participant data meta-analyses

van Tuijl Lonneke A., Voogd Adri C., de Graeff Alexander, Hoogendoorn Adriaan W., Ranchor Adelita V., Pan Kuan Yu, Basten Maartje, Lamers Femke, Geerlings Mirjam I., Abell Jessica G., Awadalla Philip, Bakker Marije F., Beekman Aartjan T.F., Bjerkeset Ottar, Boyd Andy, Cui Yunsong, Galenkamp Henrike, Garssen Bert, Hellingman Sean, Huisman Martijn, Huss Anke, Keats Melanie R., Kok Almar A.L., Luik Annemarie I., Noisel Nolwenn, Onland-Moret N. Charlotte, Payette Yves, Penninx Brenda W.J.H., Portengen Lützen, Rissanen Ina, Roest Annelieke M., Rosmalen Judith G.M., Ruiter Rikje, Schoevers Robert A., Soave David M., Spaan Mandy, Steptoe Andrew, Stronks Karien, Sund Erik R., Sweeney Ellen, Teyhan Alison, Vaartjes Ilonca, van der Willik Kimberly D., van Leeuwen Flora E., van Petersen Rutger, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Visseren Frank, Vermeulen Roel, Dekker Joost 2 Sep 2021, In: Brain and Behavior. 11 , p. 1-13

Association of Cycling With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Among Persons With Diabetes The European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study

Ried-Larsen Mathias, Rasmussen Martin Gillies, Blond Kim, Overvad Thure F., Overvad Kim, Steindorf Karen, Katzke Verena, Andersen Julie L. M., Petersen Kristina E. N., Aune Dagfinn, Tsilidis Kostas K., Heath Alicia K., Papier Keren, Panico Salvatore, Masala Giovanna, Pala Valeria, Weiderpass Elisabete, Freisling Heinz, Bergmann Manuela M., Verschuren W. M. Monique, Zamora-Ros Raul, Colorado-Yohar Sandra M., Spijkerman Annemieke M. W., Schulze Matthias B., Ardanaz Eva M. A., Andersen Lars Bo, Wareham Nick, Brage Soren, Grontved Anders 1 Sep 2021, In: JAMA Internal Medicine. 181 , p. 1196-1205 10 p.

Long-term exposure to low-level ambient air pollution and incidence of stroke and coronary heart disease:a pooled analysis of six European cohorts within the ELAPSE project

Wolf Kathrin, Hoffmann Barbara, Andersen Zorana J, Atkinson Richard W, Bauwelinck Mariska, Bellander Tom, Brandt Jørgen, Brunekreef Bert, Cesaroni Giulia, Chen Jie, de Faire Ulf, de Hoogh Kees, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hvidtfeldt Ulla Arthur, Janssen Nicole A H, Jørgensen Jeanette T, Katsouyanni Klea, Ketzel Matthias, Klompmaker Jochem O, Lager Anton, Liu Shuo, MacDonald Conor J, Magnusson Patrik K E, Mehta Amar J, Nagel Gabriele, Oftedal Bente, Pedersen Nancy L, Pershagen Göran, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Renzi Matteo, Rizzuto Debora, Rodopoulou Sophia, Samoli Evangelia, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schramm Sara, Schwarze Per, Sigsgaard Torben, Sørensen Mette, Stafoggia Massimo, Strak Maciek, Tjønneland Anne, Verschuren W M Monique, Vienneau Danielle, Weinmayr Gudrun, Hoek Gerard, Peters Annette, Ljungman Petter L S, 1 Sep 2021, In: The Lancet. Planetary health. 5 , p. e620-e632

Long term exposure to low level air pollution and mortality in eight European cohorts within the ELAPSE project:pooled analysis

Strak Maciej, Weinmayr Gudrun, Rodopoulou Sophia, Chen Jie, de Hoogh Kees, Andersen Zorana J, Atkinson Richard, Bauwelinck Mariska, Bekkevold Terese, Bellander Tom, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Brandt Jørgen, Cesaroni Giulia, Concin Hans, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hoffmann Barbara, Hvidtfeldt Ulla Arthur, Janssen Nicole A H, Jöckel Karl-Heinz, Jørgensen Jeanette T, Ketzel Matthias, Klompmaker Jochem O, Lager Anton, Leander Karin, Liu Shuo, Ljungman Petter, Magnusson Patrik K E, Mehta Amar J, Nagel Gabriele, Oftedal Bente, Pershagen Göran, Peters Annette, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Renzi Matteo, Rizzuto Debora, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schramm Sara, Severi Gianluca, Sigsgaard Torben, Sørensen Mette, Stafoggia Massimo, Tjønneland Anne, Verschuren W M Monique, Vienneau Danielle, Wolf Kathrin, Brunekreef Bert, Hoek Gerard, 1 Sep 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 374 , p. 1-11

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